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Top Five Best Free WordPress Plugins to Have in 2017

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There are probably tons of resources on the best free WordPress plugins out in the wild so you ask, why another? Well because in many cases when you go through the list of plugins you find some that have minimal functions and have to pay to make the most use out of the plugins.

Our pick is about WordPress plugins that can be very useful when used for free and the ones that can be used on whatever type of website you decide to operate.

WordPress is an open source web-based software that allows you to create websites, blogs, and other web applications quickly and conveniently. With that in mind, we want to continue on with the same tone and showcase just a few of the best free WordPress Plugins that you should install on every WordPress website you set up. Let’s get started with the top five best free WordPress plugins.

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1. WordFence Security Plugin

With online security being compromised more ever today than before by malicious attackers it has become more important today to have a plan for some level of security even though it is at minimal cost and that is where Wordfence Security comes in.

This plugin comes with a built-in WordPress anti-virus tool. It keeps track of dangerous configuration and file changes that may compromise your website. It keeps track of new and old threats alike though there is a 30-day delay for the free version on new threats.

There is also a Firewall which is useful in keeping attackers at bay, where you can block countries, IP addresses and users from attacking your websites. With WordFence Security you also get the benefit of protection from Malware found in Malicious plugins and themes as well as those that may have ended up on the WordPress system through other sources.

As a bonus, you can track live traffic to your website so that you can get an idea of who is visiting your site and where they are coming from.

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